Opening an untitled and unsaved NotePad file via shell
kray at sonsothunder.com
Fri Jul 27 11:23:23 EDT 2007
On Sat, 28 Jul 2007 01:06:27 +1000, Scott Kane wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ken Ray" <kray at sonsothunder.com>
>> Not that I'm aware of - Notepad can take a command line parameter,
>> but it is the path to the file it should open. The only other way
>> you might
>> be able to get data into Notepad is to script it with VBS (if it's
>> scriptable), but then you have a '.vbs' script that you needed to
>> create to cause this to happen, which is just as bad as having a
>> temporary file...
> It can't. However... If you can work out a way to do a SendKeys on
> Rev (or as a plugin) then that probably would work.
Hmm... funny you mention that! I just did a quick web search and ran
acros a way to use VBS to execute SendKeys:
Basically you do something like this to type "Hello" into Notepad:
set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
For more on running VBS scripts in Rev, look at this tip:
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